a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil"
lucrative; "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job"
having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope"
excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"
a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"
having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers"
showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; "made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"; "the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"- G.C.Marshall; "they took heroic measures to save his life"
of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic legends"; "the heroic age"
a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
invulnerable to fear or intimidation;
endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health; "a hearty glow of health"